Robert L. (Bob) Youngdahl, 76 from Prior Lake, MN. passed away on 2-21-2012 in Sarasota FL where he spent winters
Bob was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on July 27, 1935 to Marie and Elmer Youngdahl. He was a graduate of the School of Engineering, University of Minnesota, on scholarships.
Bob and NancyLee Davis were married Nov. 22, 1958, and they moved to a farm in Prior Lake where they raised their four children.
Bob was owner and founder of Concrete Forms Engineers in St Paul, Minnesota. He enjoyed his Minnesota farm of 55 acres. He was an active Vintage Sports Car Racer and enjoyed his passion all over the continent until the final checkered flag. A member of SCCA, VDCA, VSCR, SBCC and many other vintage racing organizations and car clubs. He competed in the La Carrera Panamericana multiple times. He was also a collector and restorer of interesting, rare and unique cars. He had an appreciation of the fine art of speed.
Survived by NancyLee of Myakka City, Florida, Robert Jr (Janis), Pamela Johnson (Ron), Greg (Debra) and RoseAnn Youngdahl (Paul Hartwig). Siblings: Donald (Sandra), John (Brenda), Susan Erickson (Doug), Karen Youngdahl and 10 grandchildren. In addition, many nieces, nephews, and countless friends throughout the country.
Celebrations of Bob’s life are being planned in:
Minnesota, Saturday March 10th, Visitation 10:00 am Service 11:30 am White Funeral Home – Lakeville 20134 Kenwood Trail Lakeville, Minnesota 55044
Sarasota FL, at the Turtle Beach pavilion on Siesta Key, 8918 Midnight Pass Road, March 24, 2012 from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Virginia International Raceway on the weekend of April 14-15, 2012.
Please see www.cfemn.com or call (612) 547-8739 for details.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to University of Minnesota in Memory of Bob Youngdahl.
Cards can be sent to: 1955 E 220th St, Prior Lake MN. 55372